Rivers state government ban #ENDSARS protest in the state.

The rivers state government, have announced the ban of #Endsars in the state.

A statement signed by Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information and Communications on
October 12, 2020, indicates that the decision was taken due to the scrapping of the Unit by the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu.

Read the full statement below;

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*

The Rivers State Government hereby wish to inform the general public that all forms of protests have been banned throughout the State.

Therefore, all proposed protests under #End SARS Campaign are hereby prohibited.

Government took this decision because the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had already scrapped the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Therefore, there is no need for any form of protest against a Unit of the Police Force that no longer exists.

Parents and Guardians are therefore advised to ensure that their children or wards do not violate this order.

Law enforcement agencies are also directed to ensure that the ban is enforced and that violators are brought to book.

Paulinus Nsirim
Commissioner for Information and Communications
October 12, 2020

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